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Leaked FIFA World Cup report, Tiemoue Bakayoko going to Chelsea?: Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/27/17

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Philadelphia Union News

Union and Red Bull ready to face off in second match in 10 days, third match of season
Philadelphia Union will take on New York Red Bulls for their third meeting this year Wednesday, this time in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Round of 16.

Team of the Week (Wk 17): Rivalry Week heroes and hot scorers headline
Alejandro Bedoya and Andre Blake both mad this week's MLS Team of the Week.

Union 1, D.C. 0: Player grades and analysis for a must-win game
It didn't seem that important at the time, but Saturday's win lifted the Philadelphia Union out of the Eastern Conference basement and pulled the team within five points of the playoff line, all while snapping a three-game losing streak in the process.

Fafa Picault continuing to make most of opportunity with Philadelphia Union
He now has four goals in his last seven games.

MLS News

Portland Timbers Finalize Move for Center Back Larrys Mabiala
The Portland Timbers have been in search of a new center back since projected starter Gbenga Arokoyo suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon in preseason.

USA Soccer News

Bruce Arena: U.S. newcomers 'well aware' of stakes in Gold Cup
United States coach Bruce Arena says his Gold Cup squad is well aware of what's at stake in next month's tournament.

Rest of the World News

World Cup corruption claims: Leaked FIFA report to be published
Previously unseen details from Michael Garcia's 403-page report into allegations of corruption behind the bidding process for FIFA's 2018 and 2022 World Cups will be published across Tuesday.

Demba Ba, Eden Hazard among investors in San Diego NASL expansion team
The former Newcastle striker, along with the Belgian Chelsea star, have joined forces to launch an NASL expansion team in San Diego.

Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko near £35 million move to Chelsea
Chelsea are closing in on the £35 million signing of Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.